International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 65,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide. International Paper net sales for 2013 were $29 billion (which included our now divested xpedx business).
International Paper’s vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where our employees live and work. Through the International Paper Foundation and regional foundations established in Poland and Brazil, International Paper conducts philanthropic activities that provide charitable funds annually around the globe. Through the Foundation, International Paper employees work to give their money and time to make people’s lives and the communities where International Paper operates even better.
The strength and ideals of our people also enhance our company’s commitment to stewardship all over the world. International Paper received the prestigious Climate Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), and The Climate Registry (TCR).
International Paper was recognized for aggressively managing and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In addition, International Paper supports all credible third-party certification programs including: Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®), Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®), Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC®).
As a global leader in the paper, packaging and distribution industry, we provide sustainable solutions to meet the needs of businesses and customers worldwide. Our success is driven by the integrity of our people and their commitment to doing what’s right.
About International Paper EMEA
Across Europe, Russia, Africa and Middle East, International Paper, a global paper and packaging company, focuses on the production of office and uncoated wood free papers, industrial and consumer packaging, containerboard as well as coated and uncoated paperboard. Its offering also includes pulp and newsprint.
EMEA Packaging produces corrugated containers for the industrial and consumer packaging segments, and offers its customers value-added packaging solutions, such as supply chain and design services. Its offering also embraces high-quality graphic printing on paperboard materials before they are made into finished boxes. The business focuses mostly on fresh fruit & vegetable packaging as well as other food packaging segments and specialized industrial applications.